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‘Heathers: The Musical’ opens at Marietta College tonight

MARIETTA — The Marietta College theater department production of “Heathers the Musical” opens tonight at the Hermann Fine Arts Center with a cast of 17 and a five-piece band. It sets to music the independent film of 1988 that took a bleak but darkly comic look at the stereotypical high ...

Small art, big heart featured at Parkersburg Art Center’s 6×6 sale

PARKERSBURG — The Parkersburg Art Center is revving up for the 6x6 sale, which will open on Friday, Nov.16. The gong will sound at 5:30 p.m. sharp and the crowd will start picking out their favorite works of art, art center officials said. Friday night’s opening is free for ...

Carlin’s Battery D planning open house

PARKERSBURG — Carlin’s Battery D, a Wood County Civil War re-enactors group, will hold its 10th annual Veterans Open House 2 p.m. Monday at the unit’s headquarters at Fort Boreman Historical Park. Cannon demonstrations and displays are planned. Everyone is invited. The Civil War ...

Rodney Barbour bringing concert to Parkersburg

PARKERSBURG — Rodney Barbour of Cincinnati will be in concert at First Presbyterian Church, 1341 Juliana St., on Sunday at 6 p.m. The concert is free and open to all. Barbour is a concert organist with close to 50 years experience as an organist, pianist, keyboardist, trombonist, ...

Mid-Ohio Valley slates Veterans Day celebrations

PARKERSBURG — A number of parades and ceremonies are planned in honor of Veterans Day throughout the Mid-Ohio Valley. One local event is planned for the holiday on Sunday, while the parades and programs will be held on the Monday immediately after the holiday. * The Veterans Museum of the ...

Trees of Our Heritage begins Sunday at Blennerhassett Museum

PARKERSBURG — The Blennerhassett Museum of Regional History will present its annual Trees of Our Heritage Christmas Tree exhibit beginning Sunday. An open house will kick off the exhibit from 1-3 p.m. Sunday at the museum at Second and Juliana streets in downtown Parkersburg. This ...

Erin McKown displaying artwork in WesBanco lobby

PARKERSBURG — Local artist Erin McKown will be displaying her multi-medium art exhibit through November at WesBanco in downtown Parkersburg The Erin McKown art exhibit may be viewed at WesBanco Bank, 415 Market St., during regular business hours of Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3 ...

Ohio Valley University to present “Alice Revisits Wonderland”

PARKERSBURG — The Ohio Valley University Theatre Department will present “Alice Revisits Wonderland” this weekend at the OVU Erickson Theatre on College Parkway. The show will be performed at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $5 per person. The play is ...

Warren High School to present murder mystery dinner theatre

The Warren High School Drama Department will be presenting a Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre production at 6 p.m. Nov. 16 in the Warren High School cafeteria. The play they will be performing is Pajama Party Murders by Eileen Moushey. The play includes multiple actors and actresses. Many of ...

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Concert VIENNA — The Ohio Valley University Performing Arts Series will present Bobby Maynard and Breakdown at 6 p.m. today at Roberts Chapel on the OVU Campus, 1 Campus View Drive. The event is free and open to the public. Donations of non-perishable food items for the OVU Food Pantry will ...

Trinity Used Book Sale nearing

PARKERSBURG — The annual Trinity Used Book Sale will be held next week at Trinity Episcopal Church on Juliana Street in downtown Parkersburg. The sale will be Nov. 5-10 at the church at 430 Juliana St. in Parkersburg. Proceeds from the longtime sale are split among the church’s programs ...

Parkersburg Choral Society to hold fall concert

PARKERSBURG — The Parkersburg Choral Society will kick off its 2018-2019 season with the Fall Concert at 3 p.m. Sunday at First United Methodist Church on Juliana Street in Parkersburg. Admission to the concert is free to the public with donations accepted at the door. Following the ...

Artists-on-Tour to visit Mid-Ohio Valley schools

PARKERSBURG — The American Pops Orchestra will present “A Very Silly Vaudeville” for Artsbridge Artists-on-Tour in local elementary schools from Nov. 5-8. The performance is suggested for third- and fourth-grade students. Luke Frazier, founder and music director of the American Pops ...

Unique Boutique set for weekend in Marietta

MARIETTA — The 34th annual Fall Unique Boutique is just around the corner. The boutique is a semi-annual sale of business attire for adults and seasonal clothing for all ages, all stocked by donation and sold at a bargain. “Goodbye storage room,” Chris Lisk, co-chair of the event, ...

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Casino Night PARKERSBURG — The West Virginia University at Parkersburg Media and Communication Club will host Casino Night at 5:30 p.m. today in the Student Lounge. There will be casino games, concessions and a live and silent auction with goods donated from local businesses. Doors open at ...

Todd Burge to release two albums at Dils Center concert

PARKERSBURG — Singer-songwriter Todd Burge of Parkersburg will be presenting an “albums release concert” on Nov. 2 at the Dils Center, 521 Market St.. Burge recorded his first album 32 years ago, appropriately called “1986 The First Album,” and this year recorded a second album, ...

Parkersburg Pop Con to be Saturday

PARKERSBURG — Lovers of popular culture from books to comics to television to movies and beyond will gather Saturday at West Virginia University at Parkersburg for the third annual Parkersburg Pop Con. The pop culture convention will be 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday in WVU-P’s activity ...

ArtOberfest to be held Saturday

PARKERSBURG — The Parkersburg Art Center will be hosting special events for the final two Saturdays in October. The second annual ArtOberfest will be 5-10 p.m. Saturday in the 700 block of Market Street in downtown Parkersburg, which will be closed to traffic during the event. ArtOberfest ...

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Wine Train NELSONVILLE, Ohio — Stuart’s Opera House in Nelsonville presents the Fall Wine Express on the Hocking Valley Scenic Railway on Saturday at 6 p.m. This is a fundraiser for Stuart’s Opera House with wine and cheese and other treats during a ride through the Hocking Valley. ...

West Virginia Symphony Orchestra to present Lee Greenwood

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Symphony Orchestra is presenting its first Super Pops in almost 20 years as Lee Greenwood and his band joins the Symphony in the newly renovated Charleston Coliseum & Convention Center on Oct. 20. “It will be a spectacular evening with American icon Lee ...